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Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will be exploring drawing loci that are equidistant between two points.

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5 Questions

Q1.
A locus describes ___________________.
Correct answer: a path a point can take
a point on a line
two points joined together by a line
Q2.
A line equidistant between two points is _____________________.
closer to one point than the other
double the distance from one point than to the other
Correct answer: the same distance from both both points
Q3.
Two lines that meet at a 90 degree angle are ___________.
equidistant
parallel
Correct answer: perpendicular
Q4.
The plural of locus is _______________.
Correct answer: loci
locuses
Q5.
What shape is this statement describing: A locus of points that are equidistant from a central point.
Correct answer: circle
rectangle
square
trapezium

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UnitMaths / Constructions, congruence, and loci